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Classes & Events

Jan 31
2023
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Enhancing your Biosketch with Metrics

Instructor(s):
Sam Wilairat, Patty Smith
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Seats left: 36
Join us for a practical 45-minute session on how to enhance your NIH Biosketch with metrics using the Dimensions platform. We will cover: the basics of different metrics, i.e. Relative Citation Ratio, Field Citation Ratio, and altmetrics how to use Dimensions to discover your metrics adding metrics to your Contributions to Science section to ...
Feb 07
2023
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Literature Reviews Beyond PubMed: Crafting Effective Searches in Other Databases

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
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Seats left: 34
At Stanford, we have access to a remarkable array of research literature databases, many of which contain relevant content not included in PubMed. Unfortunately, it’s not always clear how to identify these alternate databases, much less craft effective strategies for searching them. This session is designed to help Stanford faculty, ...
Feb 08
2023
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain

Historical Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Seats left: 15
Take a historical walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour explores the school's history within the broader history of California medicine from the pre-colonial Ohlone period to the present, and highlights some of the architectural elements and art installations that reflect those histories. The tour begins at the ...
Feb 14
2023
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Introduction to Research Data Management

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 37
Your research data is important. In this session, we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ...
Feb 21
2023
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Keeping Current: Stay Up to Date with the Latest Biomedical Research

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
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Seats left: 36
Researchers today confront an enormous and seemingly overwhelming flood of scientific literature, blogs, podcasts, and more. Fortunately, there are some excellent tools that can help you filter and organize the information that best matches your areas of interest. This workshop will provide a close look at: Powerful biology/medicine article recommendation databases ...
Feb 27
2023
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Tips to Appraise Medical Literature

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 48
Participants are introduced to the needs, basic elements, and process of critical appraisal of quantitative studies using checklists. This class does not include the evaluation or selection of statistical methods.
Mar 02
2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Understanding Research Metrics

Instructor(s):
Sam Wilairat
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Seats left: 43
Do you understand the metrics commonly used to measure research impact? In “Understanding Research Metrics,” you will be introduced to the varied landscape of research metrics. Commonly used author, article, and journal-level metrics will be introduced. This class will cover the use of research metrics in formal and informal evaluations, ...
Mar 08
2023
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain

Historical Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Seats left: 20
Take a historical walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour explores the school's history within the broader history of California medicine from the pre-colonial Ohlone period to the present, and highlights some of the architectural elements and art installations that reflect those histories. The tour begins at the ...
Mar 21
2023
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Systematic Versus Scoping Reviews: Which is Right for You? How Can the Library Help?

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
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Seats left: 46
In this 50 minute presentation, you’ll learn about the differences between Systematic and Scoping Reviews. Both have become increasingly popular, but the rationale about when to choose one versus the other can be confusing. The presentation will also demonstrate how Lane’s Research & Instruction librarians can facilitate the development either ...
Mar 23
2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Deciding Where to Publish

Instructor(s):
Sam Wilairat
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Seats left: 47
Deciding which journal to submit your manuscript to can be a difficult process. There are many journal factors to consider before you make the choice such as the aim/scope/audience, quality and impact, visibility, open access policy, acceptance rate, and peer-review process. This class provides resources and tools useful for identifying ...